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Fibre Cabling Technician

Job Reference TLI/TP/13978/1305

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IRE Telecoms
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Package Description

  • Competitive Rates of Pay.
  • 1.5x Overtime after 39 hours.
  • Weekly Allowance.
  • 22 Days Annual Leave.
  • Sick pay after completion of probation.
  • Company Vehicle & Phone.
  • Employee Referral Scheme - €500 Referral Fee
  • Take part in our “Career Pathway Programme”, where there is an emphasis on training & career development.
  • Voluntary Pension available on completion of probation.
  • Employee membership for our LAYA EAP Programme - 24/7 Mental Wellbeing Support & Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Health Insurance Discount.
  • Death In Service Payment.
  • TLI Group can offer support to improve your English Language skills, by enrolling you in a local language school.
  • Standard industry training provided.

Job Introduction

Due to continued growth of our Telecoms Department, TLI Group are recruiting for Fibre Optic Technicians for our expanding Telecoms Department. Reporting to the Fibre Construction Supervisor, the Fibre Optic Technicians will work as part of a team on the SIRO Project ensuring the timely delivery of a major telecommunications projects.

Being a fibre optic technician in the telecoms industry is a challenging but hugely rewarding career choice. TLI Group have nationwide awards building Fibre Networks throughout Ireland.

Our Telecoms team is based out of our Limerick HQ, but the role of the fibre optic technician will be based in the Leinster region working on a nationwide delivery programme. Company vehicle and hotel accommodation will be provided as required.

Main Responsibilities

  • Install fibre optic cables underground by pulling or blowing cables through subduct or existing ducted sections.
  • Drill and screw fix underground fibre equipment to chamber walls.
  • Complete internal cabling and cable clipping as required.
  • Installation of trunking/conduit as required to provide containment for cables.
  • Installation of steel trunking as required externally to protect cables.
  • Working at height on ladders as required to complete cabling duties.
  • Install customer communications racks and associated telecommunications equipment.
  • Install and setup customer modem and contact the network operations centre to ensure connectivity is online.
  • Complete safe internal to external drilling to allow cable entry to buildings.
  • Work alongside splicing teams daily to connect customers to the fibre network.
  • Liaise with manager’s daily to notify progress of works.
  • Ability to maintain records of daily work logs, data recordings, and network design maps.
  • Assure all works are performed within customer quality requirements.
  • Ability to follow design drawings and schematics.

The Ideal Candidate


  • Sound practical knowledge and experience of cabling installations.
  • Experience with blown fibre cabling preferable.
  • Experienced in the use of hand tools.
  • Experienced with working off ladders.
  • Sound Knowledge of Health and Safety.
  • Perform installation of fibre optic equipment, patching and panels.
  • Very good English language skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks & work to tight deadlines
  • Experience within the utilities sector.


  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and within a Team.
  • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal, Organisational & Planning Skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Able to balance competing priorities and meet personal targets within a fluctuating & demanding workload.


  • A problem solver, comfortable with uncertainty and providing solutions at speed.
  • Proactive with the ability to think ahead.
  • Right first time approach.
  • Open to innovation and collaboration.
  • Understand people, cares about quality, and embraces change.
  • Customer focus; Professional; Honesty and Integrity.
  • Committed to TLI Company Mission, Vision and Values and Business Objectives.

About The Company

TLI Group is a premier utility contractor specialising in design and construction of telecommunications and electrical infrastructure. Designing and building overhead power lines, substations and telecoms networks are the company's core expertise. TLI Group has operated extensively with our customers, in the upgrading, refurbishment and renewal of infrastructure networks across Ireland and the UK. TLI Group plays a leading role in promoting the development of national utility infrastructure and thus providing safe, reliable and sustainable networks for future generations.